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MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
for the new secretary of state. with u.n. ambassador susan rice still considered president obama's first choice, mccain's new assignment could result in an intense showdown. that is an understatement. >> his new favorite role is taking on susan rice, and i think -- >> that's all he has been doing is taking on susan rice. >> he is on to this one. it's going to be a great test for the president. it's clear the president wants to nominate her. it's clear he has not made that decision final. if he does, there's going to be a heck of a fight. it's going to put republicans in a box. they're going to have to make some decisions. at least lindsey graham and john mccain seem to be of one mind on this. >> going back to john mccain, though, this is a case of senatorial stalking. he was -- he had to give up the chairmanship of the armed services committee. he was term limited out in terms of the republican roles, so he went looking for another place where he could kind of do the same thing. >> he has found a corner of his own, but i think what is ironic here, mark, is that the republicans have ralli
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
character. i saw his criticism of susan rice. i had some criticism myself. he was asking questions that needed to be asked, as we get answers, that will solve those problems. >> let me ask you one other thing when it comes to the mode of investigation that our government is now employing. i said it off the top of this introduction to you, that the fbi has now taken to facebook and twitter. look, you can say what you want about that being an investigative technique but facebook and twitter were widely credited for the arab spring uprisings all across the arab world so you can't make light that that is a pretty powerful tool. it may just sound we're kind of at wit's end. i'm not going to suggest you can give me information that's classified, but do you have a good sense at least that they're getting momentum with the tools they can use, that they're making headway in their investigation in libya? >> well, i understand from senator kerry we are going to have a report on the accountability review board before the end of this year. that's the next three weeks. they must be making some p
Current
Dec 12, 2012 9:00am PST
. >> stephanie: cranky old john mccain wants to be on the committee to yell questions at susan rice. >> hey i wonder why. maybe it's because he's out of committees because he's termed out of all of the major committees. maybe that's because republicans have limitations on how long you can be on a committee and he's done all of them! >> stephanie: dick durbin was asked if he would be approved. he said he thinks so. some of the criticisms against her have been unwarranted adding she's an extraordinary person. john mccain wants to be able to -- huh? benghazi! >> stephanie: what do you think? everybody is saying is it going to be john kerry or susan rice? what do you think? >> i think susan rice is a great candidate for that. i think actually john kerry is really apparently wanted state but people have talked about him for secretary of defense. i think you could almost have a flak nearly as big with him going for defense as they would susan rice. purple band-aid brigade would be out again. then they would play his tapes
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
. mccain has been a big critic of u.s. ambassador susan rice who is a possible choice for secretary of state to replace hillary clinton. >>> finally after four years, the aig bailout is coming to an en end. the u.s. treasury is selling its remaining shares of the corporation bringing an end to government ownership of that large insurance conglomerate. shares of the company are said to be priced at $32.50. >>> the opening bell is ringing on wall street in a few seconds where investors are pinning their hopes on the fed today. a two-day meeting, starts today at the end of it we'll hear from chairman ben bernanke and talk about qe4. that's right a fourth round of quantitative easing in which the central bank buys up billions of dollars worth of treasuries. fiscal negotiations are also weighing on the markets. friends at cnbc did a survey and they put the chance of another recession at 2013 in about one in three partly because of the fiscal cliff. >>> well, everyone plays the blame game in washington. up next, a deep dive with a pair of process pros who are getting a lot of buzz for the
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 3:00am PST
c-max hybrid. >> steve: why don't republicans, some republicans want susan rice to be the next secretary of state replacing hillary clinton? in the past, top democrats claimed she's only being criticized because she's black. >> you know, these are code words. that's kinds of terms, those of us, especially those of white house have born and raised in the south, we are hear these words and phrases all of our lives and we get insulted by them. susan rice is as competent as anybody you will find. she was wrong for doing it. but don't call her incompetent. that is something totally different. >> steve: is that really the case? here to comment is senior fellow at the hoover institution, victor davis hanson. pleasure to have you. thank you very much. >> thank you for having me. >> steve: what do you think of that? >> sharon rice wasn't on tv shortly after the benghazi attack, and not just declared u about emphatically declared that it was a result of spontaneous demonstration. i think all america as they saw her say that, couldn't believe it. people don't bring povertyars to demonstra
Current
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
the senate foreign relations committee next year which could put him in a spot to grill susan rice if obama chooses her as his next secretary of state. as we've seen since the benghazi attack, mccain is one of rice's harshest critics. the two met late last month along with other senators to discuss rice's television appearances during the aftermath of those september 11th attacks in libya. rice hoped to put mccain's fears at ease but he came out of the meetings saying he only had more questions than when he went in. mccain spokesman says he will seek a spot on the international affairs panel which oversees the state department. republicans have said they would rather see john kerry as circumstance -- secretary of state over susan rice. hillary clinton is still polling very well after her stint with the state department and democrats are practically begging to see her in 2016. according to the latest abc news, "washington post" poll, 57% of people say they would support her run. although abc is reporting today she said she'l
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 3:00am PST
over the fiscal cliff in january, senate democrats will be less eager to take on susan rice as the secretary of state nominee. they've said the president would win that fight. they don't want to worry about the massachusetts seat. but if they have all this stuff swap into january. >> a related issue -- >> no, i have a feeling this is not going to be related at all. >> very related. willie, what do you think the life expectancy is in new york city? >> male or female or just overall? >> anybody. what would you think? >> i'll say 81. >> it's 81. >> is it really? >> howard wolfson just tweeted -- >> i made that up. >> move to new york city. it is a remarkable thing. >> thanks. >> that gotham is -- you live longer here than you do on average in the rest of the country. 81. >> i pulled that out of thin air. i figured it was slightly higher than the national average. >> it's not 81. it's 80.9 years. i'm a politician, though. i round up. i gave you that. you live, in new york city, if you live here, till you're 87, on average. >> there it is. >> it's going to be 100. >> coming up --
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